Discover the Precious Gem of Northern Vietnam - 8 Days / 7 Nights

Discover the Precious Gem of Northern Vietnam - 8 Days / 7 Nights
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Embarking on a journey to Northern Vietnam is a voyage to a place of breathtaking natural beauty, exotic culture, and exciting adventure. The perfect way to discover all the wonders of this amazing destination is with our Vietnam Tours Package, Delve the rich history, encounter fascinating people, and experience the thrill of exploring some of the most stunning landscapes in the world. In this 8-day/7-night journey, you'll have the opportunity to discover the precious gem of Northern Vietnam, with its majestic natural wonders, stunning scenic beauty, and charming local culture. Join us on this once-in-a-lifetime adventure and discover the majesty of this truly unique and captivating destination.
 

HIGHLIGHTS

  1. Discover the Enchanting Secrets of Hanoi's Hidden Treasures!
  2. Explore the Vibrant Charm of Hanoi's Old Quarter! Step a World of Timeless Beauty and Cultural Delights as Old Meets New in this Historic Neighborhood.
  3. Get ready to immerse yourself in a vibrant tapestry of color, culture, and creativity at the incredible Bac Ha Market
  4. Discover the enchanting Cat Cat village in the breathtaking Sapa region! 
  5. Embark on a mesmerizing journey through the enchanting beauty of Ha Long Bay! Discover a world where turquoise waters meet majestic limestone islets that seem to defy gravity.
  6. Step back in time and immerse yourself in the enchanting world of ancient Hoa Lu in Ninh Binh! Uncover the secrets of this historical gem as you wander through its rich heritage.
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Hanoi Arrival (Watch Water Puppet Show - Enjoy Welcome Dinner at local restaurant)
Hanoi Arrival (Watch Water Puppet Show - Enjoy Welcome Dinner at local restaurant)

Welcome to Hanoi, the heart of Vietnam, where tradition and modern beauty seamlessly blend. Upon your arrival at Noi Bai Airport, our friendly guide and driver will be there to warmly welcome you and assist with your hotel check-in.

Once you've settled in and refreshed yourself, our knowledgeable guide will take you on a leisurely walk to the theater, where you will be captivated by the mesmerizing Water Puppet Show. This traditional art performance embodies the rich cultural heritage of Vietnam. Afterwards, indulge in a delectable welcome dinner at a local restaurant.

Rest comfortably overnight at your hotel in Hanoi, embracing the anticipation of the exciting adventures that await you.

Meals: Dinner.

Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi.

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Hanoi - Ninh Binh - Hanoi
Hanoi - Ninh Binh - Hanoi

At 8:00 AM, kickstart your day with a delightful breakfast at the hotel. Our friendly tour guide and driver will be ready to whisk you away on a captivating journey to Ninh Binh Province, just a 2.5-hour drive Hanoi.

Our first stop is the historical Hoa Lu, a place intertwined with the rich history of the Dinh, Early Le, and Ly dynasties the 10th and 11th centuries. Explore the Dinh-Le sanctuary and marvel at the statues of the Emperors in this 13-square-kilometer ancient capital.

After immersing ourselves in the historical wonders of Hoa Lu, we'll head to a local restaurant for a scrumptious lunch that will recharge our energy for the adventure ahead.

In the afternoon, prepare to be amazed as we embark on a mesmerizing rowing boat ride through the picturesque Trang An Eco-Tourism area. Get ready to discover the area's rich biodiversity, home to over 600 types of flora and more than 200 species of fauna, many of which are protected.

Trang An Eco-Tourism complex boasts 31 stunning valleys and 48 interconnected water caves. During our voyage, we'll have the opportunity to explore three to six of these captivating caves. Breathe in the fresh air, admire the clarity of the water with its submerged grass, and embrace the unique sensations of being surrounded by these mystical water caves.

After an awe-inspiring experience, we'll make our way back to Hanoi, where we'll return to your hotel around 5:30 - 6:00 PM. Rest and relax overnight in Hanoi, reflecting on the unforgettable memories created throughout the day.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch.

Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi.

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Hanoi - Sapa
Hanoi - Sapa

At 8:00 AM, after having breakfast at the hotel, our friendly tour guide will pick you up to kick-start the exciting Hanoi city tour. Our first stop will be the revered Ho Chi Minh Complex, where you can pay respects at the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, home to the preserved body of Uncle Ho. You will also get to admire the beautiful French architecture of the Presidential Palace and explore the charming Ho Chi Minh House on stilt, offering a glimpse the simple life of the forever-spirited Vietnamese president. Don't forget to visit the unique One Pillar Pagoda, a must-see attraction in Hanoi with its captivating architecture.

After a delicious lunch, the adventure continues with a visit to the Temple of Literature, known as Vietnam's first university. Immerse yourself in Vietnamese culture and customs at the fascinating Museum of Ethnology. The tour then takes an exciting turn as we explore Hanoi's Old Quarter, navigating the 36 ancient streets in a traditional cyclo, allowing you to soak up the essence of the capital, blending classic and modern elements seamlessly. The tour concludes around 4:00 PM, leaving you with free time to indulge in shopping or simply relax in the vibrant city.

In the evening, around 8:30 PM, our guide will escort you your hotel to Hanoi train station for your departure to Lao Cai. You will enjoy a comfortable overnight journey on the Fanxipan Express Train.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
Accommodation: Fanxipan Express Train.

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Sapa (Visit Bac Ha Market (only open on Sunday)- H'Mong King Palace - Ban Pho village)
Sapa (Visit Bac Ha Market (only open on Sunday)- H'Mong King Palace - Ban Pho village)

At 05:30 AM, you will arrive at Lao Cai station where our driver and guide will be waiting to greet you. We will then embark on a scenic 1.5-hour drive to the vibrant Bac Ha Market, which is only open on Sundays. Along the way, you will have the opportunity to admire the breathtaking mountainous landscapes and picturesque rice paddy fields.

Once we have had a delicious breakfast at a local restaurant, we will immerse ourselves in the bustling atmosphere of Bac Ha Market. Here, you will witness the locals engaging in selling and exchanging their goods, as well as marvel at the traditional clothes and daily customs on display.

Our journey continues as we visit the fascinating H'mong King's palace, a captivating old building that bears the marks of French and Chinese influence. Afterward, we will embark on a light trek to the charming village of Ban Pho, home to the Flower H'mong minority. The local families will warmly welcome you and offer a taste of their hospitality with refreshing green tea, corn wine, and a brief introduction to their customs. Prepare to be enchanted by the dramatic landscapes that surround this serene village.

As the tour concludes at around 04:00 PM, we will transfer you to Sapa where you will spend the night in a comfortable hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
Accommodation: Hotel in Sapa.

Let us take you on this captivating journey filled with cultural encounters, scenic vistas, and unforgettable experiences.

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Sapa - Hanoi
Sapa - Hanoi

After enjoying breakfast at the hotel, embark on a delightful 3 km trek to Cat Cat village with our knowledgeable guide. This scenic route through the mountainous area showcases rice fields, waterfalls, and offers a unique opportunity to learn about the culture of the H'mong ethnic people. Explore traditional houses, observe the daily activities of the locals, and even purchase souvenirs and handicrafts made by skilled craftsmen.

Savor a delicious lunch in a local house where you can immerse yourself in their way of life and customs. Afterward, return to town by car and take some free time to explore, stroll, and shop at the local stores.

In the late afternoon, around 5.00 PM, we will transfer to Lao Cai Train Station for your overnight journey back to Hanoi on the comfortable Fanxipan Express Train.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch.
Accommodation: Fanxipan Express Train.

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Hanoi - Ha Long Bay
Hanoi - Ha Long Bay

Arrival at Hanoi Railway Station (05:30 - 06:00 AM): Upon reaching the station, take a short stroll to a cozy mini-hotel nearby for some much-needed rest and breakfast.

Hotel Pickup (08:00 AM): Our friendly driver will whisk you away the hotel for an exciting 3.5-hour journey to the breathtaking Halong Bay - a UNESCO twice-recognized World Natural Heritage site. As you board the cruise, sip on a refreshing welcome drink while our tour guide provides you with an overview of the day's itinerary. A delectable lunch will be served on board as the ship sails through the captivating limestone islands.

Time to Explore (Afternoon): Take in the awe-inspiring beauty of Halong Bay while lounging on the sundeck or relaxing in your cabin. If you're feeling adventurous, hop on a kayak of your choice and paddle through the calm waters. Don't worry if you're new to kayaking, our expert guide will give you a quick lesson before you embark on this extraordinary exploration. After an hour of immersing yourself in the bay's wonders, return to the cruise for some relaxation before attending a fun-filled cooking class in the late afternoon.

Dinner and Overnight Stay: Indulge in a superb dinner prepared for you on board the cruise. Afterward, retreat to your comfortable accommodation for a restful night's sleep.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Accommodation: Cruise in Halong Bay.

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Ha Long Bay - Hanoi
Ha Long Bay - Hanoi

Early in the morning, we will continue our journey on Halong Bay. Don't miss the Tai Chi Class on the sun deck, a must-do activity on the cruise. Sit on the upper deck, relax, and soak in the magnificent beauty of the rocky islands amidst the emerald water. After breakfast, we will explore Sung Sot cave, one of the finest and widest grottoes in Halong Bay. As we continue cruising, we'll pass by a fishing village, offering a unique glimpse their way of life. At 10:30 AM, our boat cruises back to the jetty, giving you time to cherish the last moments in the bay while enjoying a delicious traditional Vietnamese lunch. Around 12:00 noon, we will disembark the boat and transfer back to Hanoi. By approximately 4:30 PM, you will arrive at your hotel in the vibrant Old Quarter. Make the most of your last night in Hanoi.

Meals: Breakfast, Brunch.
Accommodation: Hotel in Hanoi.

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Hanoi Departure
Hanoi Departure

Enjoy your leisure time today, making the most of your final moments in the beautiful North of Vietnam. Approximately three hours before your departure, we will transfer you to the airport for your flight.
We would like to express our sincere gratitude for choosing to travel with us in Vietnam. We hope that you have thoroughly enjoyed your trip and we eagerly anticipate welcoming you back again soon!

Meals: Breakfast.

Our prices include

Hotel accommodation with daily breakfast

Transfer by private car with A/C

English speaking guides

Entrance fees, performances, boat trips & excursions

24/7 hotline support guaranteed

Our prices do not include

International flight tickets and airport tax

Vietnamese Visa handling and stamp fee

Travel insurance

Drinks, gratuities and personal expenses

Camera fees (if any)

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